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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Remembrance of President Kennedy

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Location: Honolulu, HI

In recognition of a Day of Remembrance for President John F. Kennedy, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered that the National Flag and Hawaii State Flag shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard from sunrise to sunset on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.

President Barack Obama today proclaimed Friday as a Day of Remembrance and called for the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff. The presidential proclamation reads:

"A half century ago, America mourned the loss of an extraordinary public servant. With broad vision and soaring but sober idealism, President John F. Kennedy had called a generation to service and summoned a Nation to greatness. Today, we honor his memory and celebrate his enduring imprint on American history…"


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